Father Dewayne Messenger
Brother Raymond Francis Knapp, ofr
The Rt. Rev. Raphael Adams, ofr
Diocesan Bishop - Ecumenical Catholic Diocese of Mid-America
The Right Reverend Raphael Adams serves as our Diocesan Bishop. Bishop Rafe lives in Chicago, IL.
Associate Clergy - Bishop Emeritus
The Right Reverend Dr. Rick Hollingsworth was ordained to the Priesthood in 1995 and became the founding Pastor of the Parish Church of St. Jerome in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was elected and Consecrated Bishop of the Ecumenical Anglican Church in 2004.
In 2009, the Ecumenical Anglican Church merged with the Ecumenical Catholic Communion. Bishop Hollingsworth assists with Episcopal duties as needed by the ECC.
Bishop Hollingsworth is a graduate of Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College and has a BSN from the University of Tulsa. He earned a Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing from the University of Oklahoma. He is also a graduate of St. Albans Theological Seminary and The Anglican Institute for Affirmative Christian Studies. In 2007, he earned his Doctor of Ministry from The Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, Indiana with an emphasis in Grief and Loss and Bi-vocational Ministry.
Having over 30 years of experience in Healthcare Management and Education, and for the last 15 years in Hospice and End of Life Care, Bishop Hollingsworth serves as Assistant Professor of Nursing at Tulsa Community College.